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Born to Sing (전국노래자랑)

전국노래자랑 (jeong-ug-no-lae-jalang)

Directed by Lee Jong-pil (이종필)

Screenplay by ,

Comedy Drama

112min | Release date in South Korea :

Formerly known as "The Singing Contest" on HanCinema
A movie directed by comedian Lee Kyeong-kyu about the laughter and inspiration of competitiors in the process of getting prepared for the singing comtest that has become one of Korea's representing event.


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  • Ryoo to star in Joseon costume film

    2014/06/16, Source,
    Actor Ryoo Seung-ryong has confirmed his appearance in the new costume drama movie "Dorihwaga" (working title), according to local reports yesterday. The film, directed by Lee Jong-pil of "Born to Sing" (2013), is based on the real story of famous pansori (traditional narrative song) writer Shin Jae-hyo in the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910). The film depicts the behind-the-scenes story of Shin writing a short song for his favorite disciple, Chae-sun,...More
  • 2014 50th Baeksang Arts Awards : Movies Nominees List

    2014/05/09, Source,
    2014 50th Baeksang Arts Awards : Movies Nominees List,...More
  • Gugak star Song So-hee: 'Gugak is my destiny'

    2014/03/22, Source,
    "Gugak is my destiny". Young singer Song So-hee confidently stated that she is meant to sing gugak, a genre of traditional Korean music. Gugak, which she first started singing at the request of her parents, has now become the all consuming element in the life of the 18-year-old starlet. Traditional music star Song So-hee says that she was Born to Sing gugak. (photo: Jeon Han) Born in 1997 in Yesan, Chungcheongnam-do (South Chungcheong Province), the young singer started performing gugak at the early age of five. Her first encounter with gugak was when she was brought by her parents to a gugak academy,...More
  • 'Apostle' tackles Christianity in North Korea

    2014/02/06, Source,
    Kim In-kwon, better known as a comic actor, shakes things up with a serious role in "Apostle". South Korean cinema has long been fascinated with life above the 38th parallel. Last year was no exception, as countless North Korean spy tales saturated the box office. Religion, on the other hand, is a less popular topic with producers. In a risky move for a young filmmaker, Kim Jin-moo tackles both of these issues at once in "Apostle",...More
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 Produced by
 Lav Diaz (라브 디아즈)
 Lee Kyung-kyu (이경규)
Lotte Entertainment (롯데엔터테인먼트)
 Lee Kyung-kyu (이경규)
 Production department
 Lee Jeon-ho (이전호)
 Poster designer
112 min 
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Airing dates : 2013/05/01
South Korean Box Office
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As of 2013.07.07 : 978 037  admissions (total)
As of 2013.06.16 : 977 279  admissions (total)
As of 2013.06.09 : 975 308  admissions (total)
As of 2013.06.02 : 969 862  admissions (total)
As of 2013.05.26 : 957 660 admissions (total)
As of 2013.05.19 : 930 600 admissions (total)
As of 2013.05.12 : 794 529 admissions (total)
As of 2013.05.05 : 457 599 admissions (total)
As of 2013.04.28 : 11 645  admissions (total)
As of 2013.04.21 : 142 admissions (total)

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